Event livestream: All sessions will be streamed live. The livestream page will go live the morning of July 21.
Photos and video: The Media Lab Communications group will make photos and video of the event available during and after the event.
Credits and captions: Please credit: David Silverman and use license: CC BY 4.0. Images are available here.
Award information: Disobedience Award winner/s and finalists – names, titles, photos, bios are available [this page will go live on Friday, 7/21]. Please email Morgan McGinnis at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Media relations contacts (email + phone): You can reach the Media Lab communications team at email@example.com.
Please join us via livestream. Registration for in-person attendance is now closed as the event is at capacity.
Yes, Defiance is open to media coverage, either in-person or reporting based on the event livestream. For press inquiries, please contact the Media Lab's Communications group at firstname.lastname@example.org. All requests for slides, digital photos, or videos should also be directed to email@example.com. More information about media coverage and visits to the Media Lab.
During the event, the MIT Media Lab will present its first Disobedience Award to a person or organization that has engaged in an act of extraordinary disobedience while adhering to principles of nonviolence, creativity, courage, and responsibility. We'll also announce the finalists for the award. At the event, the winner and finalists will speak about what motivates their work.
Committee member and event co-chair Ethan Zuckerman explains the committee's decision-making process in this blog post.